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Channel Ferry Service

Volume 236: debated on Monday 10 March 1930

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether, after communication with the Minister of Transport, he will ascertain from the French Government if they are willing to extend the facilities of their most suitable Channel port for the purposes of a Channel ferry service, in view of the fact that the French side is the only practical difficulty for such a service?

The question of the establishment of a Channel ferry service is one which must be considered in connection with cross channel facilities generally. That general consideration can only be given in connection with the report of the Channel Tunnel Committee, which will be published shortly.